Information and Referral

CENTRAL COAST CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING (CCCIL)

1350 41st Avenue, Suite 101, Capitola, CA 95010-3906

(831) 462-8720 Voice

(831) 757-3949 TTY

Serving people with disabilities. Information and referral, advocacy, benefits counseling, housing assistance, peer support, personal assistance services, independent

living skills training. Traumatic brain injury program. Tri- lingual: English, Spanish and American Sign Language. Appointment is required.

www.cccil.org

 

DAVENPORT RESOURCE SERVICE CENTER

El Centro de Recursos y Servicios de Davenport

150 Church Street, P.O. Box 97, Davenport, CA 95017

(831) 425-8115

Information and referral, limited home visits, Grey Bears food bags, volunteer training, limited transportation. Assistance with taxes, and medical clinics. Bi-lingual staff.
www.cabinc.org

 

ELDERCARE LOCATOR

1-800-677-1116

A nationwide directory assistance service designed to help older persons and caregivers locate local support resources for aging Americans.
www.eldercare.acl.gov

 

FOOD STAMPS (CAL FRESH) / MEDI-CAL Human Services Department

1020 Emeline Avenue, Building B, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

18 W. Beach Street, Watsonville, CA 95076

Food Stamps (Cal Fresh)

Program for low income qualified people to purchase food. Apply on-line at www.mybenefitscalwin.org or by phone at 1-888-421-8080.

Medi-Cal

Pays for limited medical and dental services for low-income families, individuals, and children (including persons aged 65+, blind or disabled who meet eligibility requirements). Apply on-line at www.mybenefitscalwin.org or by phone at

1-888-421-8080.

 

HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT

(See individual listings for address.)

Medi-Cal Benefits Call Center ..1-888-421-8080

www.mybenefitscalwin.org

Also see separate directory entries for:

Adult Protective Services .......................(831) 454-4101

Cal Fresh .................................................1-888-421-8080

In-Home Support Services .....................(831) 454-4101

IHSS Public Authority .............................(831) 454-4036

Veterans Services Office.........................(831) 458-7276

Workforce Development Board ..See listing on page 22.

www.santacruzhumanservices.org

 

LA MANZANA COMMUNITY RESOURCES

521 Main Street, Suite Y, Watsonville, CA 95076

(831) 724-2997

Information, referral, advocacy and translation for low- income migrant community of Pajaro Valley. A program of Community Bridges. No fees. www.communitybridges.org/lmcr

 

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY GENERAL INFORMATION

701 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(831) 454-2000

 

SANTA CRUZ PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM

(831) 427-7713 Telephone reference (at main library)

(831) 427-7700 x7615 Book Buddies

Homepage has links to library holdings and Community Information Database, a public library database for local services and agencies.

www.santacruzpl.org

 

SENIOR NETWORK SERVICES

1777-A Capitola Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

(831) 462-1433

114 East 5th Street, Watsonville, CA 95076

(831) 728-1751

A community resource agency linking senior citizens with services. Specialists are available to discuss and coordinate resources, provide benefits counseling, case management and advocacy. Home visits may be arranged. Offers the following programs:

Case Management ...................................(831) 462-1433

Family Caregiver Support Program .......(831) 462-1433

Health Insurance Counseling and

Advocacy Program (HICAP) ...................(831) 462-5510

Housing ....................................................(831) 462-6788

Information And

Assistance..................... (831) 462-1433, (831) 728-1751

Money Management ................................(831) 462-1433

Registry Program

— Home Help ...........................................(831) 462-0880

— Respite Care ........................................(831) 462-0880

www.seniornetworkservices.org

 

UNITED WAY OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

4450 Capitola Road, Suite 106, Capitola, CA 95010

(831) 479-5466

Coordinates extensive community fundraising used to support local social service agencies. www.unitedwaysc.org